Self-Hosted WordPress Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to WordPress as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Drupal, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to WordPress and loads of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to WordPress are Joomla (Free, Open Source), Ghost (Free Personal, Open Source), Grav (Free, Open Source) and Jekyll (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Moboom's web design tool and adaptive CMS is the faster, smarter way to build a responsive website.
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    1. This is a Nucleus CMS fork with some changes and bugsfixes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      LMNucleus CMS is compatible with Nucleus CMS , but without the bugs of the latest official release of Nucleus CMS.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      SiteX is a fully automated website driven by PHP and MySQL available for free download.
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    2. PHP-Nuke is a web-based automated news publishing and content management system based on PHP and MySQL originally written by Francisco Burzi. The system is controlled using a web-based user interface.

      Discontinued

      No updates or commits since 2013. Version 9.0 is abandoned.

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    3. Internet shop management system Snegir Shop is a system to create website to advertise and sell your goods. The system has all required features popular to run own Internet shop.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      LiveStreet is a free (GPLv2) engine for blog and social networks. The project has been implemented with the OOP on PHP5 + MySQL5 and is built on the principle of the MVC model, which makes it possible to change both the logic engine, and appearance with ease.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2017.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Roadiz is a modern CMS based on a node system which can handle many types of services. Based on Symfony components and Doctrine ORM, it allows you to create your data schema from scratch and to organise your content as you want.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • React
      • Ruby on Rails
      Portfolio is a simple blog and portfolio CMS written in React/Redux(Frontend) and Rails(API). Main Technology Stack - React - Redux - Rails - CSS Modules - Material-UI
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    4. Gila CMS is an open source content management system. Made with PHP7 and MySQL. You can use it for your blog, web store and personalise it for your business needs.
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